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Drinking Water News Roundup: Climate change and Illinois water withdrawals, clean water for Michigan students-
Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipDrinking WaterForever Chemicals FeaturedLatest NewsMinnesotaNewsPFAS-
Referred to as Minnesota’s PFAS blueprint, the plan will focus on three goals: to prevent PFAS pollution, to manage sources of already occurring PFAS, and to clean up contamination.
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As the Line 3 pipeline cuts across Native lands in northern Minnesota, the project has brought not just jobs but controversy and discord into the most intimate spheres of spirituality, family and community.
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Cross-border Concerns: Biden administration a new opportunity for Canadian cooperation over Great Lakes-
What could future stewardship in the Great Lakes look like for Canada and the new U.S. administration?
CollaborationDrinking WaterForever Chemicals FeaturedIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLatest NewsNewsPFAS-
I had my blood, my cat’s blood and many products in my home tested for the toxic ‘forever chemicals.’ Here’s what I found.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipClimate ChangeDrinking WaterFish, Birds and AnimalsIndigenous CommunitiesInvasive SpeciesLake SuperiorLatest NewsMichiganNewsResearch, Data and Technology-
With warming temperatures, fluctuating water levels and a series of extreme storms, Lake Superior is undergoing dramatic alterations amid climate change.
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Warming waters are hard on some fish, such as walleye, and more favorable to others, such as smallmouth bass. With so many environmental stresses, it’s difficult to gauge the future of individual lakes.
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Severe storms can lead to intensive flooding, soil erosion and disruption to fish populations. Timing is everything in nature.